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Teaching Listening Skills: 5 ways to listen better | TED.com

Julian Treasure: 5 ways to listen better. TED Talks In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, "We are losing our listening." In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure shares five ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening -- to other people and the world.
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Redefining smart

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SAs a sports fan, I have often thought about how certain built-in realities of the professional game impact the likelihood of a particular player’s potentia

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So very true.  Success has many definitions.

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Study: You Really Can 'Work Smarter, Not Harder'

Study: You Really Can 'Work Smarter, Not Harder' | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
Research shows that reflecting after learning something new makes it stick in your brain.
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Cary High School band to march in 2016 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Cary High School band to march in 2016 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
The Cary High band was one of 10 schools chosen to perform out of 175 schools that applied.
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10 Essential Social Media Tools for Social Media Managers

10 Essential Social Media Tools for Social Media Managers | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
Arm your social media tool box with these 10 essential social media tools that every social media manager should be using.
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9 of the most inspiring acts of leadership

9 of the most inspiring acts of leadership | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
Fortune asked America’s top executives to share their thoughts, and here's what they had to say.

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Betty Skeet's curator insight, March 27, 5:49 AM

Inspiring those that will lead in the future

Asociacion_NCTE_CR's curator insight, March 27, 12:11 PM

9 of the most inspiring acts of leadership via @TDOttawa http://sco.lt/6NkxRB

Pâris Wilfried's curator insight, March 30, 3:54 PM

Give a look to see how others are doing, always interesting.

#Leadership

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Project-Based Learning: The 8 Elements of a Magnificent Maker Project

Project-Based Learning: The 8 Elements of a Magnificent Maker Project | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
So what is involved in creating the perfect project for making in the classroom? Here are eight elements to achieving success in project-based learning.
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New Direction for 21st Century Learning Announced at P21 Summit

New Direction for 21st Century Learning Announced at P21 Summit | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 26, 2015 -- Today, P21 (formerly Partnership for 21st Century Skills), has announced the organization’s expanded vision and direction for the global conversation on 21st century learning at the 2015 Summit on 21st Century Learning.
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Makerspace Infographic - Heather Lister

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Makerspace | Piktochart Infographic Editor

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Michael MacNeil's curator insight, March 30, 11:53 AM

The Maker movement is pretty powerful and open to all.

Christine Rounsevell's curator insight, April 1, 7:45 PM

These are great infographics for educators.

Marianne Hart's curator insight, April 6, 11:54 AM

Loving MakerSpace @ the library.

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“It’s vital your Makerspace reflects the culture of your school.”

“It’s vital your Makerspace reflects the culture of your school.” | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
“It’s vital your Makerspace reflects the culture of your school.”
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Spotlight on Project-Based Learning - Education Week

Spotlight on Project-Based Learning - Education Week | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it

The Education Week Spotlight on Project-Based Learning is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

Engaging students with project-based activitiesEmbracing project-based learning as an instructional cornerstone in schoolsAddressing the unique needs of English-language learners with project-based instructionBringing STEM lessons to life with project-based instruction
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5 PBL Best Practices for Redefining the Teacher's Role

5 PBL Best Practices for Redefining the Teacher's Role | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
PBL changes a teacher's traditional role through framing the learning, helping students develop ideas, consulting as they revise, and encouraging feedback, reflection, and authentic presentations.
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Makerspace Tour: The HIVE

Makerspace Tour: The HIVE | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
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Want to get a makerspace going at your school.  Diana Rendina @dianarendina provides a multitude of ideas and resources.

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When School Leaders Empower Teachers, Better Ideas Emerge

When School Leaders Empower Teachers, Better Ideas Emerge | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
Distributed leadership is not about delegating tasks, but giving individuals ownership over outcomes and creating a culture of innovation.
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Plan a Better iMovie Trailer with These PDFs

Plan a Better iMovie Trailer with These PDFs | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
Download fillable PDFs to help in planning an iMovie trailer project. Also
watch example trailers made by students and teachers, and read tips for
making movie trailers.
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Google's New "Expeditions" Looks Like An Insanely Cool Way For Students To Take A Virtual Field Trip

Google's New "Expeditions" Looks Like An Insanely Cool Way For Students To Take A Virtual Field Trip | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
I'm a big advocate of taking students on real-world field trips and, in fact, am recovering today from two relatively insane field trips in a week of seventy students each. In addition, I try to ta...
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The Best Sites For Learning About The World's Different Cultures

The Best Sites For Learning About The World's Different Cultures | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
I've compiled several "The Best..." lists that sites where you can learn about the geography, data, languages, and holidays of different countries around the world. Those resources are important, b...
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Five-Minute Film Festival: Reimagining the Library

Five-Minute Film Festival: Reimagining the Library | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
In honor of the 30th anniversary of School Library Month, VideoAmy has produced a list of interesting and insightful videos and resources that explore the future of the school library.
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The Other 21st Century Skills: Educator Self-Assessment

The Other 21st Century Skills: Educator Self-Assessment | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it

Jackie GERSTEIN: I've posted about The Other 21st Skills and Attributes.  This post provides links and resources about these skills as well as an educator self-assessment.  This assessment contains questions to assist the educator in evaluating if and how s/he is facilitating these skills and attributes in the learning environment....

 


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Julie Lindsay's curator insight, March 29, 4:37 PM

Many of the skills (all of them?) apply to educators who developing global learning and collaborative opportunities for themselves and their students.

Ian Berry's curator insight, March 29, 11:15 PM

All of the skills highly relevant for leaders and change champions. A great list of self-assessment questions.

JUANELIAS's curator insight, March 29, 11:43 PM

INTERESANTE!!

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True tech integration starts with learning goals | eSchool News | eSchool News

True tech integration starts with learning goals | eSchool News | eSchool News | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
The real challenge is not integrating technology effectively. It's developing a vision for technology use
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Visual Notetaking Deepens Learning (March 2015)

Visual notetaking is a process of representing ideas non-linguistically. (That’s a fancy of way of saying, “drawing pictures.”) Visual notetaking can include c…
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Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement

Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
Blogger and English teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron asked her eighth grade students what they find most engaging in the classroom.
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Preparing a Classroom Culture for Deeper Learning

Preparing a Classroom Culture for Deeper Learning | PLNs for ALL | Scoop.it
The art of thinking flourishes within an emotionally, intellectually and physically safe learning environment that is carefully constructed by the classroom teacher.

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M. Fagot-Karcher's curator insight, March 15, 6:17 AM

very interesting